Ejected from vehicle, driver critically injured after Lake Elsinore rollover crash

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif., — A man was seriously injured and airlifted from the scene of a rollover crash with ejection in the area of Mission Trail and Sedco Boulevard in Lake Elsinore Saturday evening, Jan. 15. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Pursuit that traveled through San Jacinto valley ends with arrest in Hemet Good Samaritans share details after pulling burn victim […]

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Good Samaritans share details after pulling burn victim from pair of explosive Menifee trailer fires

MENIFEE, Calif., — Authorities say a man was hospitalized after an explosive fire ripped through a pair of travel trailers in Menifee on Saturday afternoon, Jan. 15. No other structures were lost as a result of the destructive blaze, which happened at a large and rural property in the 29800 block of Sharon Way, between Mira Street and Briggs Road, […]

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Pursuit that traveled through San Jacinto valley ends with arrest in Hemet

CORRECTION: An early version of this article included a photo of a man who was involved in a different Riverside County Sheriff’s pursuit of another stolen vehicle, who was not involved in this separate and unrelated incident. SAN JACINTO, Calif., — A wanted parolee-at-large with warrants for three counts of spousal abuse/domestic violence, child endangerment, battery, and violation of state […]

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Driver dies after solo-vehicle crash in Jurupa Valley

JURUPA VALLEY, Calif., — Authorities say a person has died after a solo-vehicle crash in the Glen Avon area of Jurupa Valley Saturday evening, Jan. 15. The fatal accident happened on Van Buren Boulevard, south of Jurupa Road, according to officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Jurupa valley in-custody death investigation continuing after man dies following Taser use and arrest UPDATE: […]

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Jurupa Valley in-custody death investigation continuing after man dies following Taser use and arrest

JURUPA VALLEY, Calif., — Authorities say a violent and combative man, who was taken into custody at the scene of a Jurupa Valley assault after deputies utilized a Taser deployment to stop the man’s resistance, later died while in custody at an area hospital. The incident that led to the in-custody death happened in the parking lot of a business […]

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Clinton Keith corridor traffic enforcement operation yields 108 citations

RIVERSIDE COUNTY, Calif., — Cracking down on traffic scofflaws in an effort to reduce traffic collisions throughout the southwest Riverside County region, Murrieta, Menifee, and Hemet police departments, along with CHP – Temecula, recently conducted a collaborative targeted enforcement operation that yielded more than 100 citations being issued. A similar, larger multi-agency enforcement operation conducted in the area last November […]

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Red Bluff targeted clean-up effort removes more than 30,000 lbs of trash from Reeds Creek area

RED BLUFF, Calif., — Officials say a targeted clean-up effort that began in Red Bluff on Friday has already yielded more than 30,000 pounds of trash removed from the Reeds Creek area near the Red Bluff River Park. Weather permitting, the clean-up is expected to continue throughout the weekend. Reeds Creek passes under Main Street, between the Sacramento River and […]

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Local man, 90, ID’d after deadly Indio crash that injured four others

INDIO, Calif., — Authorities say an elderly man was killed in an Indio two-vehicle head-on collision that injured four other people Friday afternoon, Jan. 14. The fatal accident, which happened outside the Heritage Palms Golf Club at the intersection of Miles Avenue and S. Heritage Palms, forced the hours-long closure of the intersection and the cause remains under investigation. LEADING […]

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Boy, 13, ID’d after fatally struck while riding bike in Corona

CORONA, Calif., — A young teen has died after being struck by a vehicle while riding his bicycle in Corona Thursday afternoon, Jan. 13. Authorities say the fatal accident happened at the intersection of West Citron Street and South Lincoln Avenue. Thursday’s fatal bicycle-related accident was the second such incident to hit the southwest Riverside County area this month, after another […]

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Sheriff’s Mounted Patrol-led enforcement operation in San Jacinto leads to 28 warrants served, 13 arrests

SAN JACINTO, Calif., — Citizens and criminals alike were surprised – some pleasantly, others not so much – to see a mounted patrol-led Quality of Life/High Visibility enforcement operation sweep through the San Jacinto area earlier this week. The operation resulted in twenty-eight warrants being served and thirteen arrests, according to officials. Such Quality of Life operations, both big and […]

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